Project Reports

Along with our project reports, we have researched and addressed specific areas relevant to the CenUSA Bioenergy vision.

2014 Annual Report: Extension Master Gardener Biochar Demonstration Gardens

  • Lynne Hagen and Julie Weisenhorn, University of Minnesota Extension

Perennial Herbaceous Biomass Production and Harvest in the Prairie Pothole Region of the Northern Great Plains

  • Best management guidelines to achieve sustainability of wildlife resources

2012 CenUSA Biochar Demonstration Gardens: Is Biochar a Good Soil Amendment for Growing Vegetables and Flowers?


Want to dive deep down into what CenUSA Bioenergy has been up to since 2011? There is no better way than to look into to annual and quarterly reports we have submitted to our project funder, the USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture. If you have any questions about our videos and webinars, please send us an email to

Year 6 (Aug. 2016 - July 2017)

CenUSA Bioenergy Year 6 - 2nd Quarter Report 

  • Research, education, extension and outreach activities from 11/1/16 - 1/31/17


2017 Articles

2017 CenUSA Bioenergy Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Aller, D., S. Bakshi & D.A. Laird. 2017. Modified method for proximate analysis of biochars. J. of Analytical & Applied Pyrolysis. 124:335-342.

  • Aller, D., R. Mazur, K. Moore, R. Hintz, D. Laird & R. Horton. 2017. Biochar age and crop rotation impacts on soil quality. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 81(5): 1157-1167. doi:10.2136/sssaj2017.01.0010

2016 Articles

2016 CenUSA Bioenergy Peer Reviewed Publications & Technical/Working Papers

2015 Articles

2015 CenUSA Bioenergy Peer Reviewed Publications & Technical/Working Papers


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